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Taking the Plunge: Tailwind for Pinterest Trial

Blog-vember Day 11 2018 --Blooming Prejippie

Taking the Plunge: Tailwind for Pinterest Trial

Blog-vember 2018

I have been seeing blog posts for the Tailwind, the social media posting tool, for years now. I keep hearing about how it is supposed to help folks like us—blogs, music publishers, record label—share on social media more efficiently, more effectively, and to help us build a community quicker. But I was skeptical…

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1. Dwelling on Past Mistakes

You see, we were a new blog then, and we had jumped into the Amazon Affiliates game early on only to realize that we did not have enough traffic to get enough clicks through to Amazon, so our affiliate status was revoked after 90 days of low activity. Having our Amazon affiliate status de-activated was a wake-up call for me. –It taught me that perhaps I should learn a little more about the basics of blogging before I go and partnership with others. But all the blog posts I was reading at the time said start sooner rather than later with Amazon and other affiliate programs, so I was trying to jump in whole-heartedly…. Needless to say, I became quite cautious once the Amazon-thing happened, plus once we joined Share-A-Sale, I realized that you only have a short window of time to refer business to their merchants before the links become inactive….. –Again, we were new and since I couldn’t guarantee link clicks through the largest “store” in the world—Amazon—I was sure not going to try to steer folks to some one-ti